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Treating Traumatized Children and Adolescents

This event is not sponsored by the Alumni Association and does not fall under the benefits of Founding Membership status.

(Fulfills partial training requirement for the Green Cross as a Certified Traumatologist)

When: May 3, 2019 / 8:30am – 5:00pm

Where: Richmont Graduate University- Atlanta Campus, 1900 The Exchange SE, Bldg. 100

Continuing Education: 7 NBCC-approved CE Clock Hours Awarded. 7 CE Hours Awarded to Psychologists. Partial attendance is not awarded.

Target Audience:  This is an intermediate level training for professionals, students, and laypersons working with traumatized populations, including disaster survivors.

Fees:

  • Students= $90.00
  • Professionals= $130.00

Presenter: Dr. Vanessa Snyder

Dr. Vanessa Snyder is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Traumatologist, and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She is a 2008 graduate as well as the VP of the Institute of Trauma and Recovery and the Dean of Clinical Affairs at Richmont Graduate University. She received her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University in VA. Her areas of research interests include: trauma in families, sexual abuse and trauma, trauma treatment with play/art therapy, assessment in treatment of adults who experience trauma/complex trauma, secondary traumatic stress, complex trauma model protocol used for human trafficking and dissociative disorders.

Topic: This GCAT course discusses diagnosis and DSM changes to child and adolescent trauma disorders. Attention is focused at treatment issues, treatment modalities, and the effects of crisis and disaster trauma versus long term chronic trauma. Specific intervention modalities are taught for skills development.

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the criteria for child and adolescent traumatic stress disorders.
  • Identify the risk and resiliency factors in children who have experienced traumatic stress.
  • Understand the developmental consequences of childhood trauma on brain development.
  • Recognize the impact of diversity on the assessment and treatment of childhood trauma within multicultural populations as well as strategies for working cross-culturally.
  • Assess for attachment trauma and it’s impact on the traumatized child.
  • Identify and resources and tools available to children in working with traumatic stress.
  • Utilize assessments and implement treatment of trauma in children and adolescents
  • Anticipate symptoms and outcomes of traumatized children as they become adults.

Agenda

8.00 am Registration

 

8:30 am Welcome and Orientation to the Course

A. Experiences with children who have experienced trauma

 

9.30am Identify Risk and Resiliency Factors
10.30am Break

 

10.45am Trauma Resolution and Brain Development
11.45am Identifying and Responding to Trauma

 

12.30pm Lunch

 

1.30 pm Attachment Trauma and the Traumatized Child
2.30pm Tools Children Use

 

3.30 pm Break

 

3.45 pm Assessment & Treatment

 

4.45 pm The Traumatized Child Grows Up

 

5.00 pm Adjourn

Registration: Click Here.

For questions about the course, please contact Dr. Vanessa Snyder at vsnyder@richmont.edu

For questions concerning registration or Continuing Education, please contact Martha Busby at mbusby@richmont.edu

Refund requests must be received prior to April requested prior to April 29 in order to receive a full refund.

Richmont Graduate University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4534. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Richmont Graduate University is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Treating Traumatized Children and Adolescents